An interactive story is one where the reader can choose how they navigate through it. The reader will be presented with critical choices at various points. The key thing is the reader is very much an active participant in the story. Here are a few different ways to engage students by creating their own interactive stories.
QR codes, or 'Quick Response' codes, can eliminate the error prone task of typing links and can be used to augment existing resources with new, digital layers. You can also create QR codes in lessons in a couple of clicks to make it easy to share digital resources with students.
Guided reading is a successful feature of literacy lessons in more and more primary schools. At the core to the approach is the focus on a small group working together using the same selected text. Here are some ways to make the best use of that valuable time together.
Implementing teacher-led, small group work, such as guided reading, can be a challenge in a busy classroom. It can be useful to develop an array of related activities around chosen texts that other students can partake in without having to be closely monitored.
Making a solar still is a great summer activity to help learners understand the science of the water cycle. You can harness the power of sunlight to purify water using some easy to find items and some kitchen ingredients.
Butterfly feeders are a fun way to introduce young learners to the importance of flowers and insects in Earth’s ecosystem. This video features four different, but simple, designs to suit different ages and abilities.
Many students can benefit from some support in understanding new things or in expressing their ideas. Here are four ways they can harness the accessibility features of modern tech to help.
Problems solving is certainly a hot topic but what is it and why use it? Check out the Teachers' Corner articles to get ahead.
Exploring animation and stop motion is hugely engaging for children. How about a quick activity that you could use to introduce a bigger movie making project or just to provide a fun practical task?